Food | Drink

BBQ Heaven at Esquimalt RibFest

As the 15x dropped me a very short walk around Country Grocer, the smell of mesquite smoke and grilled pork began to dominate the air around Bullen Park in Esquimalt.…

Vegan & gluten free black bean brownie

Put black beans in your brownie; it provides a boost of protein, and you won’t even taste it at all.

There’s a new BBQ in town: Hank’s Untraditional BBQ offers truly stellar meats

My partner and I were drawn in by the promise of $3 Spinnaker beers, but stayed for the fantastic smells coming from behind the counter.

Battle royale with cheese

The search for heaven between two buns

Foo Ramen Bar offers instant satisfaction

If you’re like me, you’ve spent many hasty meals hovering over a sad bowl of warm, flaccid ramen noodles. At times, you might have gotten creative and swirled in an…

Some like it hops

When the frat boys crawl out from under shot-gunned cans of Bud and begin the steps towards the craft beer wall of their local beer stores, more often than not…

Fuel for school: Quinoa for the soul

Spring has finally sprung! And so has hay fever and finals season. With papers, presentations and exams looming in this last month of school, cooking is the last thing on…

Wear onesies and eat kale

Be Love vegetarian and vegan restaurant is like wearing a onesie. If you’ve ever worn a onesie, then you know what I’m talking about. You maybe tried one on expecting…

Zero waste at swanky new caf

Mystic Market is slated to swap in for UVic’s Centre Cafeteria by September 2014; the new, West Coast Trail-inspired eatery will boast zero per cent waste, according to a preview…